The SCAR Open Science Conference will be held in Pucón, Chile from 19-23 August 2024 under the theme, “Antarctic Science: Crossroads for a New Hope”.
Established over 20 years ago, the conference has become, “the premier activity of SCAR that supports its mission to promote and facilitate international Antarctic and Southern Ocean science. These biennial meetings have become fertile ground for the exchange of the latest and highest profile Antarctic research outcomes and a place where future collaborations are born.”
The conference will a feature a comprehensive programme of plenary lectures, mini-symposia, parallel sessions, panel discussions, posters and various opportunities for social activities and excursions in and around Pucón.
The draft list of parallel sessions has been released by the International Scientific Organising Committee, and is available to view, here.
The Committee invites comments and suggestions on the list and is also encouraging individuals to volunteer as session convenor, or propose additions or revisions.
To provide feedback on the draft parallel session list, or to put yourself forward as one of the convenors of a session, please use the online form at the link, here. Further queries or comments can be directed to
26 July 2023